Herd Looks to Sweep Akron Series


Sergio Leon went 3-4 in his last outing against Akron

Sergio Leon went 3-4 in his last outing against Akron

April 14, 2014

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va.—Marshall baseball looks to sweep Akron in the finale of the midweek contests slated for Tuesday at 3 p.m. in Akron, Ohio at Lee R. Jackson Field.

The Herd defeated the Zips earlier this season 5-2 at the Kennedy Center Field in Huntington. Marshall is now 14-20 and 8-9 in conference play.

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HAVE YOU HERD?

Marshall handed UTSA its first conference loss over the weekend, defeating the Roadrunners 5-2 Sunday.

The win puts Coach Jeff Waggoner second on Marshall's all-time wins list at 171.

Redshirt sophomore Robert Fajardo (Miami) went 2-4 in the contest with two runs and a RBI.

In the Herd’s opening game with Akron, Fajardo turned in a 2-for-3 day with two RBI and a run and junior Sergio Leon (Miami) went 3-for-4 with a run and RBI.

The Marshall pitching staff held the Zips to four hits.

SCOUTING THE ZIPS

Akron is coming off a three-game sweep against Ohio, and enters the week on a five-game winning streak.

In the last contest between Marshall and the Zips, only redshirt senior James Shreltrown recorded multiple hits, going 2-2 with a double.

Junior Matt Rembielak leads the Zips with a .333 average and senior Brady Stewart leads the team with 18 RBI.

The Akron pitching staff supports an ERA of 4.00.